CITY OF WAUKEE Engineering Intern in WAUKEE, Iowa
SEASONAL POSITION - SUMMERPAY RATE: $14.00/hourJOB PURPOSE: The Engineering intern assists in performing a variety of duties with responsibility for routine or minor projects or for one or more phases of a more complex project. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Order of Essential Functions does not indicate importance of functions.)1. Learns and explores all aspects of the Engineering Division.2. Assists with the inspection of a variety of public works, subdivision, site plan and building construction projects to determine compliance with plans and specifications.3. Assists in preparing records, reports, and logs; maintains filing system on records of work performed.4. Assists in maintain numerous paper and computer files, maps and databases related to the Cityis engineering operations.5. Performs data collection using Global Position System equipment.6. Performs other duties or assumes other responsibilities as apparent or assigned. SUCCESS FACTORS:1. Able to take action in solving problems while exhibiting judgment and a systematic approach to decision making.2. Create and participate in a team environment.3. Display honesty, trustworthiness, dependability and respectfulness at all times.4. Display willingness to listen and learn.5. Continually seek and accept opportunities for personal and professional growth.6. Work efficiently and safely with little direct supervision.7. Willing to make the extra effort to be successful.8. Attentive to the Cityis standards for customer service, accuracy, quality, efficiency and all City policies and procedures ensuring that all work performed meets those standards. QUALIFICATIONS:1. Completed at least one year toward Bacheloris Degree in Engineering, GIS, Environmental Sciences, Community & Regional Planning or related field.2. Must possess a Valid Iowa Driveris License and meet the requirements of the Cityis motor vehicle policy. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:1. Position requires lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds occasionally.2. Able to function productively in a standard office environment accessing cabinets, shelving, work areas and office equipment.3. Able to sit for long periods of time and to maintain focus on project such as computer screen.4. Able to maneuver in undeveloped areas on uneven surfaces for up to one mile in various types of weather.5. Able to effectively communicate orally (in person and over the telephone) and in writing (using electronic devices and handwritten) in English with other employees, vendors and the community. WORKING CONDITIONS:1. Climate controlled office with hazards typical to that environment.2. Position requires outdoor work where heat, cold, precipitation, and the results of weather and nature may be encountered.3. Position requires travel within and outside of the City which imposes common travel hazards.4. Standard work hours will be Monday i Friday 7:00 AM i 3:30 PM with occasional hours including Saturdays and evenings as required.5. To successfully fulfill the essential functions of this position, employee must maintain standard work hours within Waukee Public Works Building.6. There is no residency requirement for this position.